TAC Meeting

    September 29, 2016
    09:30 AM
    ERCOT Austin Room 206
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744
    Teleconference: 877-668-4493
    Meeting number: 626 357 849
    Meeting password: TAC



    Antitrust Admonition


    A. Brandt

    9:30 a.m.


    Approval of TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)

    • August 25, 2016

    A. Brandt

    9:35 a.m.


    TAC/ TAC Subcommittee Structural and Procedural Review (Possible Vote)

    • Alignment of TAC Goals and Approved Revision Requests
    • Proposed Revision Request Process Changes
      • Origination of Revision Requests at Voting Bodies
      • Treatment of NPRRs and associated Guide Revision Requests
    • Incorporation of Other Binding Documents into Protocols/Guides
    • Working Group/Task Force Review

    A. Brandt

    9:40 a.m.


    Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report

    • Revision Requests for Consideration (Vote):
      • NPRR755, Data Agent-Only QSE Registration
      • NPRR769, Alignment with VCMRR013, Clarifications to Verifiable Cost Appeals Process
      • NPRR775, Enhanced Implementation of Limits for Fast Responding Regulation Service
      • NPRR789, Publish All Mid-Term Load Forecast Results
      • NPRR788, RMR Study Modifications – URGENT
      • NPRR793, Clarifications to RMR RUC Commitment and Other RMR Cleanup – URGENT
      • NPRR795, Provisions for Refunds of Capital Contributions Made in Connection with an RMR Agreement – URGENT

    A. Frazier

    10:20 a.m.


    Revision Request Previously Tabled by TAC (Possible Vote)

    • NOGRR159, Alignment with NPRR779, Clarifies References to Texas Reliability Entity and Independent Market Monitor
    • NPRR781, Updates to Nodal Protocol Section 18, Load Profiling, to Align with Current Market Processes
    • NPRR773, Broadening Scope of Acceptable Letter of Credit Issuers
    • VCMRR013, Clarifications to Verifiable Cost Appeals Process
    • RMGRR139, Alignment with NPRR778, Modifications to Date Change and Cancellation Evaluation Window
    • Appeal of NOGRR149, Revision to Definition of Transmission Operator

    A. Brandt

    11:00 a.m.


    Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

    • NOGRR154, Alignment with NPRR755 and Requirements for ERCOT WAN Installation and Exchange of Resource-Specific XML Data

    A. Bern

    11:20 a.m.


    Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report

    J. Carpenter

    11:40 p.m.





    Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

    • LPGRR057, Alignment with NPRR781, Updates to Nodal Protocol Section 18, Load Profiling, to Align with Current Market Processes

    M. Trenary

    1:00 p.m.


    Retail Market Subcommittee Report

    K. Scott

    1:20 p.m.


    ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report

    • 2016 UFLS Survey Results
    • TNMP Line 69H Rebuild and Conversion Project (Possible Vote)
    • AEPSC and Oncor Barilla Junction Improvements Project (Possible Vote)
    • MRA RFP Update

    G. Lowrie

    G. Gnanam

    C. Mele

    1:40 p.m.


    Other Business

    A. Brandt

    2:50 p.m.




    3:00 p.m.

    Scheduled TAC Meetings